Road Tripping: Custom Vacation Guide For Herding DogsPublished December 15, 2008
Herding dogs have been prized by shepherds and farmers for centuries. They are quick, strong, and highly intelligent. They are excellent learners and look to their owners for instructions on their behavior. Herding dogs need lots of exercise, or they can become bored and get into mischief. For a full list of herding dogs check out petside's list of breeds.
Car Suggestions: SUV's are perfect for this group.
Ford Explorer: Base MSRP $25,755
Why we like it: Space, Space, Space. You can easily fold up the seats to fit 2 crates. This is a great American-made 4-wheel drive SUV. Standard Features include: Cargo-management system, Antitheft-system, Outside temperature display. For a complete list of features check out DriverTV.com.
Jeep Commander: Base MSRP $28,610
Why we like it: Cargo room in the back will fit one large crate with room to spare and plenty of cargo anchor hooks. The back is a little high off the ground so we suggest a pet ramp. Jeep makes there own and has other pet accessories that make Jeep a winner. Standard Features: Trip Computer, Ultrasonic rear parking assist, Roof rack rails, Keyless entry. For a complete list of features check out DriverTV.com.
Pet Trip Suggestions
Try visiting dog friendly parks so your herding dog can run, walk and play. Search for agility competitions in the area. These dogs love games and are can very quickly learners.
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